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8:35am

Wed April 20, 2011
The Two-Way

'Elevated' And 'Imminent' Will Replace Color-Coded Terror Alert Levels

The long-anticipated reworking of the nation's terror alert system gets its formal introduction today when Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announces that the five color codes used since the early years of the George W. Bush administration are being replaced by two phrases:

-- Elevated Threat: which "warns of a credible terrorist threat against the United States."

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8:10am

Wed April 20, 2011
The Two-Way

Year Later, Gulf Still Recovering From Spill

Good morning.

One year ago today, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven workers were killed and the worst oil spill in U.S. history took months to contain.

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7:37am

Wed April 20, 2011
Strange News

Teen's Prom Dress Made Out Of Starburst Wrappers

High school senior Tara Frey doesn't have to worry about anyone else showing up to prom wearing the same dress. Unless another mom happened to weave one out of Starburst wrappers. The dress took six years and countless bags of the candy to complete.

7:35am

Wed April 20, 2011
The Two-Way

CIA Reveals Six Oldest Classified Documents; Now We Can All Read Them

They're not exactly sexy. You won't come away after reading them feeling like you're James Bond.

And you'll need some milk.

But it is fascinating that the Central Intelligence Agency has "declassified the United States Government's six oldest classified documents, dating from 1917 and 1918," it says.

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7:32am

Wed April 20, 2011
Asia

Malaysia's Schools Want Students To Slim Down

Schools across Malaysia are assessing students on their weight. It's part of a government plan to curb obesity. Students could potentially see an "O" for obesity on their report card.

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